\ ˈrü-mē How to pronounce roomy (audio) , ˈru̇- \
roomier; roomiest

Definition of roomy

1 : having ample room : spacious
2 of a female mammal : having a large or well-proportioned body suited for breeding

Other Words from roomy

roominess noun

Examples of roomy in a Sentence

a small car that's surprisingly roomy inside
Recent Examples on the Web More French doors open to a roomy study or office that could double into a children’s play room, a game room, a den or a library. Karen A. Avitabile, Hartford Courant, 5 June 2022 The interior is roomy and bright, with a slim yet spacious drawer that spans the width of the fridge and can be used to hold easy to access snacks. Nicole Papantoniou, Good Housekeeping, 10 May 2022 The 818 Tequila founder stayed warm in a roomy caramel suede jacket. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 May 2022 Outside of your tech, the O.G. 2 Bag also has a roomy side pocket that the brand says is big enough to comfortably store a pair of shoes. Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 14 Apr. 2022 Technically a pickup, the Hummer has a roomy five-passenger cabin and a 4-foot, 10-inch bed. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 7 Apr. 2022 On the outside, there is a roomy front pocket that has three pouches for phones, wallets, sunglasses, and other small must-haves. Emily Belfiore, Travel + Leisure, 24 Mar. 2022 These slippers are roomy enough to let your toes relax, while the 700-fill down will keep you feet warm in subfreezing temperatures. Joe Jackson, Outside Online, 2 Jan. 2015 Plus, thanks to its inherent versatility, a roomy long-sleeve shirt can also be tucked into jeans or worn open over a swimsuit as a beach cover-up. Talia Abbas, Glamour, 14 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of roomy

1581, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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14 Jun 2022

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“Roomy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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\ ˈrü-mē How to pronounce roomy (audio) , ˈru̇- \
roomier; roomiest

Kids Definition of roomy

: spacious The house has roomy closets.

Other Words from roomy

roominess noun

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